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UIPA Requests

Posted on May 4, 2020 in Main

To make a Uniform Information Practices Act (UIPA) request, please email: [email protected] The Request (requirements) Must be in writing Have sufficient contact information for the agency to correspond with you Provide a reasonable description of the requested record State how you would like to receive the record (e.g.pick up copy, mail, e-mail, etc.) You may ...
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Director’s Message

Posted on Apr 9, 2020 in Main

Important Info about SNAP Benefits

Posted on Jan 16, 2019 in Main, NEWS

Due to the partial federal government shutdown, we will be issuing February benefits earlier than normal for most SNAP clients. Clients may see their February benefits by Jan. 20. We encourage clients to please budget carefully for these early benefits. We cannot provide additional assistance in February. More information is available from our federal partners ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Honolulu, HI – The Department of Human Services (DHS) has opened an application period for its Preschool Open Doors (POD) program 2019-2020 POD school year. We encourage families to apply between January 2, 2019 and March 29, 2019.  Applications received during this period will be considered for preschool participation during July 1, ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2018 Pāhoa, HI – Short-term food assistance will soon be available for families affected by the East Hawai‘i Kilauea volcanic eruption through the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP). The State of Hawai‘i Department of Human Services (DHS) will accept applications in Hilo and Kailua-Kona beginning Wednesday, July 25. “East ...
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HONOLULU, HI– On Monday, July 2, the Hawai‘i State Commission on the Status of Women at the Department of Human Services launched its first anti-trafficking campaign to coincide with RIMPAC. The “She is All Women” campaign aims to bring attention to the outsized demand for prostitution inHawai‘i — a demand met in part by sex trafficking, and that surges ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2018 Honolulu, HI – As part of National Reunification Month, the Department of Human Services (DHS) Child Welfare Services and its partners will honor Estrella Barnett, her family and the many hard-working community supports that strive to keep children safe and families together. DHS and community partners including Partners in ...
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